Chongyin Yang

Assistant Professor and Tesla Canada Chair

Email: C.Yang@Dal.Ca
Phone: 902-494-3915
Fax: 902.494.5191
Mailing Address: 
Department of Physics & Atmospheric Science
Dalhousie University
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

Research Topics:
  • Li-ion battery
  • Electrochemistry
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Energy material
Education and Work Experience:
  • Assistant Research Scientist at University of Maryland (Prof. Chunsheng Wang) 
  • Ph.D. from Chinese Academy of Sciences (Prof. Fuqiang Huang)
  • B.S. from Nanjing University
Honors and Awards
  • University of Maryland’s 2021 Invention of the Year Award
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences President Award
  • “Dongsheng Yan” Academic Special Scholarship
Selected Publications
C. Yang, J. Chen, X. Ji, T. P. Pollard, X. Lü, C. Sun, S. Hou, Q. Liu, C. Liu, T. Qing, Y. Wang, O. Borodin, Y. Ren, K. Xu, C. Wang, Aqueous Li-ion Battery Enabled by Halogen Conversion-Intercalation Chemistry in Graphite, Nature (2019) 69, 245-250.

C. Yang, J. Chen, T. Qing, J. Chen, X. Fan, W. Sun, A. v. Cresce, M. S. Ding, M. A. Schroeder, N. Eidson, C. Wang, K. Xu, 4.0 V Aqueous Li-ion Batteries, Joule (2017) 1, 122–132.

C. Yang, X. Ji, X. Fan, T. Gao, L. Suo, F. Wang, W. Sun, J. Chen, L. Chen, F. Han, L. Miao, K. Xu, K. Gerasopoulos, C. Wang, Flexible Aqueous Li-ion Battery with High Energy and Power Densities, Advanced Materials (2017) 29, 1701972.

C. Yang, L. Suo, O. Borodin, F. Wang, W. Sun, T. Gao, X. Fan, S. Hou, Z. Ma, K. Amine, K. Xu, C. Wang, Unique aqueous Li-ion/sulfur chemistry with high energy density and reversibility, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2017) 114, 6197-6202.

C. Yang, Z. Wang, T. Lin, H. Yin, X. Lv, D. Wan, T. Xu, C. Zheng, J. Lin, F. Huang, X. Xie, M. Jiang, Core-Shell Nanostructured “Black” Rutile Titania as Excellent Catalyst for Hydrogen Production Enhanced by Sulfur Doping, Journal of the American Chemical Society (2013) 135, 17831–17838.